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CESC - CESC Share Price

₹552.35 -20.8  -3.6%

Last Trade - 29/05/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £788.5m
Enterprise Value £2.17bn
Revenue £1.17bn
Position in Universe 234th / 3043
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the nine months ended 31 December 2019, CESC Ltd revenues increased 3% to RS85.81B. Net income increased 12% to RS8.63B. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Net income benefited from Share of profit (loss) of associates and increase of 33% to RS600M (income), Other Income increase of 7% to RS1.02B (income).
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Profile Summary

CESC Limited is an integrated electrical utility and holding company. The Company is engaged in the generation and distribution of electricity across approximately 570 square kilometers of licensed area in Kolkata and Howrah, West Bengal. The Company's segments include Power, which is engaged in generation and distribution of electricity; Retail, which includes organized retailing; Property, which is engaged in property development, and Processing Outsourcing, which includes business process outsourcing. It serves domestic, industrial and commercial users. It owns and operates over three thermal power plants generating approximately 1,120 megawatts of power. The thermal power plants include Budge Budge Generating Station, Southern Generating Station and Titagarh Generating Station. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates in retail, business process management and infrastructure sectors. It operates in India, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Rest of the world.

Last Annual March 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated March 28, 1978
Public Since November 3, 1994
No. of Shareholders: 57,122
No. of Employees: 8,402
Sector Utilities
Industry Electric Utilities & IPPs
Exchange National Stock Exchange of India
Shares in Issue 133,000,000
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What is the CESC share price?

As of 29/05/20, shares in CESC are trading at ₹552.35, giving the company a market capitalisation of £788.5m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the CESC share price performed this year?

Shares in CESC are currently trading at ₹552.35 and the price has moved by -25.85% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the CESC price has moved by -7.78% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for CESC?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for CESC, there are there are currently 10 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for CESC is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will CESC next release its financial results?

CESC is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-12-31
What is the CESC dividend yield?

The CESC dividend yield is 6.79% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does CESC pay a dividend?

Last year, CESC paid a total dividend of 37.5, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 6.79%. Looking ahead, CESC has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does CESC next pay dividends?

CESC has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on CESC shares is currently 6.79%.

How do I buy CESC shares?

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What is the market cap of CESC?

Shares in CESC are currently trading at ₹552.35, giving the company a market capitalisation of £788.5m.

Where are CESC shares listed? Where are CESC shares listed?

Here are the trading details for CESC:

Country of listing: India
Exchange: NSI
Ticker Symbol: CESC
What kind of share is CESC?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, CESC is currently classified as a Turnaround. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a CESC share price forecast 2020?

Shares in CESC are currently priced at ₹552.35. At that level they are trading at 53.55% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering CESC currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 92.684 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the CESC share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like CESC. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -7.99%. At the current price of ₹552.35, shares in CESC are trading at -20.17% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the CESC PE Ratio?

The CESC PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 5.72. The shares are currently trading at ₹552.35.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of CESC?

CESC's management team is headed by:

Pratip Chowdhury - IND
Sanjiv Goenka - NEC
Subhasis Mitra - CCO
Aniruddha Basu - MDR
K. Jairaj - IND
Rekha Sethi - IND
Shashwat Goenka - VCH
Sunil Mitra - IND
Who are the major shareholders of CESC?

Here are the top five shareholders of CESC based on the size of their shareholding:

RPG Ventures Venture Capital
Percentage owned: 46.24% (61.3m shares)
HDFC Asset Management Co., Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 9% (11.9m shares)
MFS Investment Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.84% (7.74m shares)
HDFC Equity Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.41% (5.85m shares)
MFS Emerging Markets Equity Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 3.22% (4.27m shares)
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